Deux Nus

Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Numbner: AM-10-006 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1910-11

Title: Deux Nus (Two Nudes, Two Women)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 92 x 66 cm

Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)

Collection: Gothenburg Museum of Art, purchased 1930. Inventory number GKM 0918. On display in The French Collection I (Room 28), incorrectly dated circa 1913.

Exhibitions: Galeries Dalmau, Exposició d’Art Cubista, Barcelona, 20 April – 10 May 1912, no. 45

Possibly: Salon de la Section d’Or, Galerie La Boétie, Paris, October 1912, no. 113, titled Nus dans un paysage.

Moderna Museets Vänner, Cézanne till Picasso: Fransk konst i svensk ägo, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, September 1954, no. 254 (incorrectly dated 1930)

Literature: La Publicidad, 26 April 1912

Nils Ryndel, Franskt Måleri i Göteborgs Konstmuseum. With a summary in English, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Göteborg, 1961, pp. 50-52, reproduced p. 52.

Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, catalogue no. 27, reproduced p. 49 (titled Two Nudes, dated 1910-11)

Mark Antliff and Patricia Leighten, A Cubism Reader, Documents and Criticism, 1906-1914, The University of Chicago Press, 2008, p. 119, reproduced

Notes: For further information about this work, see Wikipedia article titled Deux Nu, written and published by Alexander Mittelmann (aka Coldcreation) 15 September 2013.

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